Did missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 fly to little lost island of Diego Garcia?
April 07, 2014
SITTING like a misshapen wishbone in the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean, Diego Garcia is one of the world’s most remote locations.
Administered by the United Kingdom but home to a US Naval Base, the island has had no indigenous inhabitants since they were forcibly relocated to other islands in the Chagos Archipelago, as well as Mauritius and the Seychelles, in 1971.
The island is so little-known that it has been rumoured that the US authorities have used it as a base for a secret prison. Even its name is suggestive of a Bond villain.
The island, which is 3600km from Africa’s east coast and 4700km northwest of Australia, is…
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